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* SurprisePregnancy: Tessie gets unexpectedly pregnant by Pernell, [[HighClassCallGirl a client of hers]]. She decides to keep the baby. He wasn't aware of this by the end of the series.

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* MsFanservice: As one might expect, the gorgeous {{high class call girl}} Tessie serves this role, with her appearing topless twice, in the most sex scenes and otherwise wearing revealing clothing (plus bikinis).


Pernell Harris, a corrupt judge, has a breakdown after his son's attempted suicide puts him in a coma, believing that now God is working through him. However, this takes the form of doling out vigilante justice against those who wronged his family... An Amazon original series, where Creator/RonPerlman stars as Pernell. Dana Delany, Creator/GarretDillahunt, Andre Royo, Alona Tal, Julian Morris, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Johnny Ferro and Elizabeth [=McLoughlin=] also have supporting roles. The series ran for two seasons.

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Pernell Harris, a corrupt judge, has a breakdown after his son's attempted suicide puts him in a coma, believing that now God is working through him. However, this takes the form of doling out vigilante justice against those who wronged his family... An Amazon original series, where Creator/RonPerlman stars as Pernell. Dana Delany, Creator/GarretDillahunt, Andre Royo, Alona Tal, Julian Morris, Creator/AlonaTal, Creator/JulianMorris, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Johnny Ferro and Elizabeth [=McLoughlin=] also have supporting roles. The series ran for two seasons.


* PsychoExGirlfriend: [[spoiler:Anna]] is revealed to have had an affair with [[spoiler:PJ]]. Afterwards, she's shown to be a very ruthless, sadistic woman, not only arranging for his wife's rape, but his murder.

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* PsychoExGirlfriend: [[spoiler:Anna]] [[spoiler:Anne]] is revealed to have had an affair with [[spoiler:PJ]]. Afterwards, she's shown to be a very ruthless, sadistic woman, not only arranging for his wife's rape, but his murder.



* WomanScorned: There's a particularly vicious example in [[spoiler:Anna]], who hired some men to ''rape her lover's wife'' when he broke up with her.

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* WomanScorned: There's a particularly vicious example in [[spoiler:Anna]], [[spoiler:Anne]], who hired some men to ''rape her lover's wife'' when he broke up with her.


* TheJudge: Main character Pernell Harris is a state criminal court judge. He fits the gruff older white man model.


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* SternOldJudge: Main character Pernell Harris is a state criminal court judge. He fits the gruff older white man model.


* FlatEarthAtheist: Pernell dips into this when angrily declaring that God doesn't exist after losing faith, despite having far better evidence of the contrary than most.

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* FlatEarthAtheist: Pernell dips into this when angrily declaring that God doesn't exist after losing faith, despite having far better evidence of the contrary than most.most (repeated visions of things which later came true).


* YourCheatingHeart: Pernell's been having an affair with Tessie, a {{high class call girl}}, for some time when the series starts. After he's born again he stops before (bigamously) marrying her. When Crystal finds this out, she cheats on him in revenge and they split up.


* AteHisGun: How PJ shot himself.

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* AteHisGun: How This is how PJ shot himself. himself, but survived and was left comatose. [[spoiler:Though in fact he'd been coerced to.]]


* CastingGag: Pernell, a born again Christian, tells a Jewish man he'll go to hell if he doesn't accept Jesus as his savior. Ron Perlman, playing Pernell, is Jewish himself.



* {{Irony}}: Pernell, a born again Christian, tells a Jewish man he'll go to hell if he doesn't accept Jesus as his savior. Ron Perlman, playing Pernell, is Jewish himself.


Pernell Harris, a corrupt judge, has a breakdown after his son's attempted suicide puts him in a coma, believing that God is working through him. However, this takes the form of doling out vigilante justice against those who wronged his family... An Amazon original series, Creator/RonPerlman stars as Pernell. Dana Delany, Creator/GarretDillahunt, Andre Royo, Alona Tal, Julian Morris, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Johnny Ferro and Elizabeth [=McLoughlin=] have supporting roles. The series ran for two seasons.

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Pernell Harris, a corrupt judge, has a breakdown after his son's attempted suicide puts him in a coma, believing that now God is working through him. However, this takes the form of doling out vigilante justice against those who wronged his family... An Amazon original series, where Creator/RonPerlman stars as Pernell. Dana Delany, Creator/GarretDillahunt, Andre Royo, Alona Tal, Julian Morris, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Johnny Ferro and Elizabeth [=McLoughlin=] also have supporting roles. The series ran for two seasons.



* PsychoExGirlfriend: [[spoiler:Anna]] is revealed to have had an affair with [[spoiler:PJ]]. Afterwards, she's shown to be a very ruthless, sadistic woman, not only arranging for his wife's rape, but his murder.



* YourCheatingHeart: Pernell's been having an affair with Tessie, a {{high class call girl}}, for some time when the series starts. After he's born again he stops before (bigamously) marrying her. When Crystal finds this out, she cheats on him in revenge and they split up.

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* YourCheatingHeart: Pernell's been having an affair with Tessie, a {{high class call girl}}, for some time when the series starts. After he's born again he stops before (bigamously) marrying her. When Crystal finds this out, she cheats on him in revenge and they split up.up.
* WomanScorned: There's a particularly vicious example in [[spoiler:Anna]], who hired some men to ''rape her lover's wife'' when he broke up with her.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Jocelyn's rape is treated as especially heinous because it went on for an hour, in front of her husband. [[spoiler: Later it turns out Anne ordered it as cover to steal PJ's software and punish him for breaking off their affair. Alicia is appalled at the idea that any woman would get another raped.]]

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Jocelyn's rape is treated as especially heinous because it went on for an hour, in front of her husband. [[spoiler: Later it turns out Anne ordered it as cover to steal PJ's software and punish him for breaking off their affair. Alicia Jocelyn is appalled at the idea that any woman would get another raped.]]


* RapeAsBackstory: Alicia was raped by an intruder prior to the events of the series. [[spoiler: It turns out this was cover to steal PJ's software, and punishment by his mistress for breaking off their affair.]]
* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Alicia's rape is treated as especially heinous because it went on for an hour, in front of her husband. [[spoiler: Later it turns out Anne ordered it as cover to steal PJ's software and punish him for breaking off their affair. Alicia is appalled at the idea that any woman would get another raped.]]

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* RapeAsBackstory: Alicia Jocelyn was raped by an intruder prior to the events of the series. [[spoiler: It turns out this was cover to steal PJ's software, and punishment by his mistress for breaking off their affair.]]
* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Alicia's Jocelyn's rape is treated as especially heinous because it went on for an hour, in front of her husband. [[spoiler: Later it turns out Anne ordered it as cover to steal PJ's software and punish him for breaking off their affair. Alicia is appalled at the idea that any woman would get another raped.]]

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* TheScourgeOfGod: Pernell believes himself to be charged with carrying out divine punishment against criminals, starting with his daughter-in-law's rapist, which his cohort KD carries out.

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* {{Cliffhanger}}: The series ends on this, given its cancellation. Several plot threads are left dangling.

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